Just before 1am this morning, police were performing patrols of Mareeba when they saw a fire taking hold in a business on Hort Street.
The fire was extinguished by Queensland Fire and Emergency Services crews, but not before it destroyed two premises and caused significant damage to a third.
Police are now working to establish the cause of the fire.
Anyone with information relating to the incident is asked to contact police.
If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.
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